Tyler Friere scores on a jump shot during the Class C boys basketball semifinal between Tuckahoe High School and Keio Academy at Westchester County Center in White Plains on Feb. 28, 2011. Tuckahoe beat Keio 58-23.( Xavier Mascareñas / The Journal News ) See more photos from the Tuckahoe win… Read More →
No. 2 Haldane vs. No. 3 Lincoln Hall at 6:30 p.m.
CLASS D SEMIFINALS No. 2 Greenburgh Academy vs. No. 3 Palisade Prep — 3:07 p.m.: Championship Week is underway here at the County Center. First up, a Class D semifinal between No. 2 Greenburgh Academy and No. 3 Palisade Prep. 3:14 p.m.: A 3-ball by John Samuels makes it 9-3… Read More →
Well, here it is: The best week in local high school sports. Yes, Championship Week begins this afternoon at the County Center, and what lies ahead are 15 boys basketball games that will crown five champions. After a few days off, I’m very much ready to get started. Here’s my… Read More →
After nearly two weeks’ wait, the quartet of Class D teams in Section 1 will finally begin their playoffs this afternoon. We’ll have the details all afternoon, so check back this afternoon for live updates on the games. Class C will also host its semifinals today. We will try something… Read More →
I won’t be on Twitter much today, if at all, but you can always find me at Twitter.com/LoHudInsider. A bonus game today for local basketball fans. Purchase College, which is coached by former Port Chester and Blind Brook coach Jeff Charney and his son Chad, will host the Skyline Conference… Read More →
A week from tomorrow, during halftime of the Class AA championship game, Henry Taylor and the Lincoln Hall boys basketball team will be presented with the annual Dennis T. Hurlie Sportsmanship Award from the Westchester County officials association. The United finished the regular season as the No. 3 seed in… Read More →
I’m taking a bit of a break from work the next couple days, which, unfortunately, means I’ll miss Saturday’s quarterfinals in the CHSAA. I’ll be somewhere on a mountain in the snow, putting myself in dangerous spots like this and trying to escape without hurting myself. Seven local Catholic schools… Read More →
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If you missed it, I handed out some awards on Monday for games, teams, players and coaches who impressed in round one of the Section 1 tournament. Now, after we’ve absorbed all that happened in the quarterfinals, here’s a look at some of the things that caught my eye: BEST… Read More →
I have a few quick football items to touch on from the last week. I know it’s the height of basketball season, but plenty of this is newsworthy… TWO TRALLIS COMMIT TO MARIST: I wrote a story that ran last week about Croton-Harmon senior Matt Tralli, who has committed to… Read More →
You can vote in the poll in the right-hand column. There are plenty of options, so cast your vote now. This is the first of a few items on the blog today. I’ll hand out awards for the quarterfinal rounds. I’ll also have an online football notebook of sorts with… Read More →
The latest edition of Varsity Insider Chat is on for 7 tonight. It will be another playoff edition, where I’ll take a look at all 10 semifinal games and break down each matchup. I’ll be on first tonight, so if you’re watching — and I hope you are — make… Read More →
This is always subject to change, but here’s the schedule for next week’s games at the County Center: Monday Class D semifinals No. 2 Greenburgh Academy vs. No. 3 Palisade Prep, 3 p.m. No. 1 Biondi vs. No. 4 Clark Academy, 4:45 p.m. Class C semifinals No. 2 Haldane vs…. Read More →
Dobbs Ferry’s John Scaperrotta (21) and John Meaney (5) run into each other as they go for a loose ball during the Class B quarterfinal playoff boys basketball game. Dobbs Ferry’s David Mauser (20) celebrates after scoring during the Class B quarterfinal playoff boys basketball game. Dobbs Ferry defeated Valhalla… Read More →